LSU earns No. 8 national seed in NCAA baseball tournament


BATON ROUGE — LSU will play host to the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field beginning at 2 p.m. Friday when the No. 1 seed Tigers meet No. 4 seed Utah Valley. No. 2 seed Rice will face No. 3 seed Southeastern Louisiana at 7 p.m. Friday in the second game of the four-team regional.

The regional continues Saturday and Sunday and, if necessary, will finish on Monday. The winner of the Baton Rouge Regional will face the winner of the Raleigh Regional, hosted by North Carolina State, in an NCAA Super Regional next weekend.

LSU is playing host to a regional for the 24th time in school history. All NCAA Baton Rouge Regional games may be viewed on ESPN3, accessible at and the WatchESPN app.

— LSU Sports Information